1st Cinderella Stamp Congress

1st Cinderella Stamp Congress

16th -18th September, 2016


Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of BÄLTESPÄNNAREN – the Swedish Cinderella stamp club.

The 1st Cinderella Stamp Congress will be held in September, 2016. The Congress will include items from a variety of collecting interests including locals, poster stamps, revenues, railways, shipping, aviation and transport, franking meter marks, phantoms and bogus, in fact all ‘back of the book’ subjects.

Rhodesia produced a huge array of cinderella stamps and this will be a great chance for collectors to display their collections and mingle with other stamp lovers.


Friday 16th

5pm – 8pm: The Congress commences with a welcoming drinks and buffet reception at The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL). There will be an invited display from members of the Cinderella Stamp Club of Great Britain of up to 50 frames and a special souvenir for all attending.

Saturday 17th

11am: World revenues. A paper related to the subject will also be presented and there will be an invited display from the Revenue Society of Great Britain followed by a chance for anyone else to display on that subject. Auction viewing and dealers stands will be present throughout the day. Tables are available free of charge to any dealers that want to participate and there will be another souvenir.

2.30pm: This will be hosted by hosted by BÄLTESPÄNNAREN, the Swedish Cinderella stamp club that celebrates its 50th anniversary on that very day. A research paper will be presented by Lars Liwendahl. Members will present an invited exhibit, after which everyone is encouraged to display any aspect of Scandinavian Cinderellas. They will be providing a souvenir and special cachet. Cinderella and Revenue auction until

7pm: Congress dinner in the evening (dress informal).

Sunday 18th

11am: Poster stamps and locals. A research paper will be followed by an invited display of poster stamps and another of locals, after which those present will be encouraged to display. There will be another special souvenir and a Lundy Island posting facility. The dealers’ course will continue throughout the day. At the same time The Meter Mark Study Group will hold a separate meeting in the building for those that are interested.

2.30pm: Signing of the Maurice Williams’ Roll of notable Cinderella Philatelists, by both new nominees and those that had previously not had an opportunity to sign. Displays from those present on any other aspects of Cinderella philately not covered so far. There will be a further souvenir and the Lundy Collectors’ Club will hold a separate meeting elsewhere in the building that is open to all.

5pm: Congress closes.

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